1 in 7 homes inspected by the Gas Safe Register in the South East of England were found to have unsafe gas appliances including gas boiler, gas fires and gas cookers, so how safe is your area?
By law all gas engineers must be on the Gas Safe Register to be able to safely and legally carry out work on gas appliances, this includes the installation, servicing and repair of gas appliances such as gas cookers, fires and boilers.
Regular servicing of your boiler can help prolong the life of your boiler, keep it working as it should and avoid costly and inconvenient boiler breakdowns.
When you are moving home there are so many things to arrange and do, from dealing with solicitors and estate agents to packing your belongings, one thing you may not have considered is whether your new home is gas safe.
As a landlord, you have the responsibility of ensuring the property you rent is safe to live in. We have put this guide together to help landlords understand their responsibilities, potential penalties and advice to help them perform their duties.